JournoGeekery


  1. seoulbrother:

Hold on, Hurtling’s got this.
hurtling:

yhf:

The advent of reality television marks the approximate point when I started believing that popular culture was the sole casualty of Y2K.

[…]
When we can almost instantaneously satisfy nearly any cultural craving with the press of a button or the click of a mouse, we are never left to want for something more substantial. To put it another way: When you can have dessert now, why bother with dinner?
That said, there seems to be a growing perception that disposable culture and its attendant pack of fame-whores are entirely new phenomena that sprang up virtually overnight, and this line of thinking — while seductively self-affirming — is wrong.

Read the rest here.

    seoulbrother:

    Hold on, Hurtling’s got this.

    hurtling:

    yhf:

    The advent of reality television marks the approximate point when I started believing that popular culture was the sole casualty of Y2K.

    […]

    When we can almost instantaneously satisfy nearly any cultural craving with the press of a button or the click of a mouse, we are never left to want for something more substantial. To put it another way: When you can have dessert now, why bother with dinner?

    That said, there seems to be a growing perception that disposable culture and its attendant pack of fame-whores are entirely new phenomena that sprang up virtually overnight, and this line of thinking — while seductively self-affirming — is wrong.

    Read the rest here.